Re: KPPP with ISDN via pppd capiplugin
Am Sonntag 22 Juli 2007 16:30 schrieb Martin Steigerwald:
> Can KPPP be used with ISDN via capiplugin?
Dunno but wouldn't be that hard to add if not present, it's just a few pppd
options after all.
> Is there some other form of GUI for ISDN connections for Debian or does a
> user have to use the command line to configure a provider, start or stop
> a connection?
You can edit a pppd configuration with a graphical editor and use network
manager to handle your ppp connections.
> I am planning to write an article about ISDN via Debian Etch and like to
> find out as much as possible. Seems that ISDN isn't supported that nicely
> under Debian.
Just like most other distributions and in-kernel: ISDN is a border case,
probably only widely used in Germany and not a widely used internet
connection method anymore (speak: broadband connection).
> I managed to built the proprietary AVM drivers, but thats no fun either.
> Hisax should work out of the box, but without faxing and without GUI as
> well. mISDN and a Fritzcard PCMCIA A1 does not seem to be workable as
Putting too much development time in _analog_ fax capabilities for ISDN is a
First, fax technology is not seeing any improvements, the successor ISDN-Fax
has almost no users but much easier to handle. With the push of signing via
signatures and computer pen interfaces, fax is essentially going away: send
an e-mail instead or go and buy an AVM B1 card with none of those problems.